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- Top celebrities: 1485
, Winnetka, Illinois, USA
- Spouse: Phyllis Gates (9 November 1955 - 13 August 1958) (divorced)
- Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Facts of life
Rock Hudson was an American actor who was born under the name of Roy Harold Scherer Junior on November 17, 1925. He passed away on October 2, 1985. During the 1950s and 1960s, he was widely known for his roles in romantic comedies in which he mostly starred opposite Doris Day but he has also gained acclaim for powerful dramatic roles in films like Magnificent Obsession. He was a 6 feet 5 inches tall actor who won titles like Star of the Year, Favorite Leading Man, etc. in various film magazines.
He passed away due to an AIDS related illness. This popular actor was the star of almost 70 movies and also a few television shows in his times. For most of his life, he was secretly gay. He was married to Phyllis Gates for three years. Hudson also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The last movie that he starred in was ‘The Vegas Strip War’ in 1984.
- Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1957 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role
Won Bambi - 1963 for ""
Won Bambi - 1962 for ""
Won Bambi - 1961 for ""
Won Bambi - 1960 for ""
Won Bambi - 1958 for ""
Nominated Henrietta Award - 1966 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
Won Henrietta Award - 1963 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
Won Henrietta Award - 1961 for "World Film Favorite - Male
Together with Tony Curtis."
Won Henrietta Award - 1960 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
Won Henrietta Award - 1959 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
Nominated Golden Laurel - 1966 for "Male Star
3rd place Golden Laurel - 1965 for "Comedy Performance, Male
for:Send Me No Flowers (1964)."
2nd place Golden Laurel - 1964 for "Top Male Star"
Won Golden Laurel - 1963 for "Top Male Star"
Won Golden Laurel - 1962 for "Top Male Star"
2nd place Golden Laurel - 1961 for "Top Male Star"
Won Golden Laurel - 1960 for "Top Male Star"
Won Golden Laurel - 1959 for "Top Male Star"
Won Golden Laurel - 1958 for "Top Male Star"
Won Most Popular Male Star - 1959 for ""
Won Most Popular Male Star - 1957 for ""
Won Most Popular Male Star - 1956 for ""
Won TP de Oro - 1977 for "Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)
for:"McMillan & Wife" (1971)."
Won Star on the Walk of Fame - 1960 for "Motion Picture
On 8 February 1960. At 6116 Hollywood Blvd."
Won Star on the Walk of Fame - ???? for "Motion Picture
At 6104 Hollywood Blvd."
- Position in top best awards winner:
- Salary: Giant (1956) $100,000
"McMillan & Wife" (1971) $120,000/episode (first season)
"Dynasty" (1981) $100,000 per episode
- Rock Hudson`s Biography
Also born in November 1920-1925